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How does crude oil form? (4)

-Dead plants and animals
-over millions of years
-under go heat and pressure
-in the absence of oxygen

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What is crude oil? (1)

Crude oil is a mixture of HYDROCARBONS.

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What is a hydrocarbon? (1)

It's a compound made up of carbon and hydrogen ONLY!

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How is crude oil separated into useful chemicals? (Type of separation method)

FRACTIONAL DISTILATION

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At what temperature is petroleum gas's boiling point?

Less than 40 degrees

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What is gasoline commonly used for?

Fuel for cars

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What is kerosine used for?

Aircraft fuel

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What is Diesel oil used for?

Diesel fuel

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What is fuel oil used for?

Fuel for ships

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What is bitumin used for?

Road surfaces